BumpWatch: Melissa Joan Hart’s Birthday Brunch Belly

04/30/2012 at 02:00 PM ET
Courtesy Melissa Joan Hart

She had bigger things going on — such as breaking the news of her third pregnancy — during her birthday week, but Melissa Joan Hart was recently able to celebrate with pals.

“Some of my girlfriends took me out for a little birthday brunch,” the Melissa & Joey star Tweeted Monday, sharing a photo of herself wearing a tiara and showing off her baby belly.

“I couldn’t help but get a lil fancy…”

The actress announced her big news on the eve of turning 36, writing, “(Early) Happy Birthday to me! And baby makes 3!”

Hart and husband Mark Wilkerson are already parents to sons Braydon Hart, 4, and Mason Walter, 6.

RELATED: Melissa Joan Hart Expecting Third Child

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Lisa on

I am so excited for this family. I wonder how far along she is!

klutzy_girl on

She looks good! I love her dress.

twinhappy on

How fun! Congrats to her!

Amanda on

She looks great!

Sarah S. on

That’s a cute dress and Happy Belated Birthday! 🙂

hb on

I do wish her luck but ever since she made a totally inappropriate comment about Farah Fawcett when she was dying of cancer, I lost total respect for this girl. I know she apologized for it, but it was so insensitive.

Lillian on

Very cute dress. Melissa looks great!

acorr on

She’s wicked cute, I love her!

Jamie on

Congrats! I love the names of her kids – hoping she picks another cute name and nothing crazy for the little one!

ck on

hb, haven’t you ever made a mistake and said something inappropriate? If I “lost respect” for everyone who said something inappropriate, I would dislike everyone and have no friends left. We are all human, and if she apologized, then she deserves forgiveness, just like the rest of us.

Shawna on

What did she say about Farrah Fawcett?

Misty on

She’s so cute. 🙂

Maggie on

Shawna, a couple years ago she was on the cover of People in a bikini. At the same time the issue was going to press, Farrah Fawcett was very ill with cancer.

Melissa was at KTLA and made a comment off-camera about how if Farrah passed away she would be bumped off the cover and replaced by a tribute, referring to an interview in the New York Times with the editor of People that week. Here is the link: http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9801E6DB163DF937A15756C0A96F9C8B63&pagewanted=all

Page Six picked it up as a negatively-spun gossip item and Melissa found out and wrote a blog about it:

“It has come to my attention that something I said has been completely misconstrued in the press. I was merely explaining what I had read about how the cover of People magazine was chosen from an article last week I read in the Times. I truly hope that Farrah and her family know I wish them the best at this time in her life. And that I would never be so selfish to disrespect anyone, let alone someone I admire greatly.”

I followed that closely at the time it happened because I was surprised Melissa would be nasty after all her years in the business, and of course that wasn’t actually the situation at all. Obviously some haven’t read the full story though, as you can tell here.

Marky on

Why, oh why, do posters have to put something on here they didn’t check out and make something rude and hateful every thread? If they aren’t slamming the celeb, they are slamming other posters. Either way, it just takes the fun out of coming to these sites, and trying to have a little break-time from an otherwise busy, or not so fun-filled day.

Sooo unneccessary, when a little checking with someone other than Perez Hilton, or the Enquirer might make some difference……

kendrajoi on

She is soooo having a girl this time. Well, I hope so, anyway. 🙂

Tracy Martinez on

She looks so cute!!! One of my fav. actress’s..

Me on

I love her and watched her on TV in all her shows. I really feel like she will be a great mom. 🙂 Congrats to her and success with however many kids she wants.

Alison on

She looks ugly….

Anonymous on

Marky- I agree! Really, sometimes it amazes me that celebs even bother to open their mouths at all, what with the way people are just waiting to pounce on their every word!

As for Melissa, she looks great!

J on

Yay, more nitpicking over online comments from other posters. You people are as bad as the people you complain about.

divadee on

Technically speaking, doesn’t the new baby make five? The three kids and then the parents?

sally on

Congrats to them.

Carol on

I LOVE Melissa Joan Hart, she is one of the ONLY really CLASSY young celebrities around and just adorable. Congrats. to her and her hubby, hope that its a girl this time.

emily on

She has not aged well.

Sus on

She has not aged well? She looks EXACTLY like she did when she was on Clarissa Explains it All. She looks GREAT! Congrats, Melissa and family!

Anonymous on

J- I don’t see any nit-picking. Just people saying they don’t agree with what other posters have said. If we all agreed all the time, life would be pretty boring! 😉

Jillian on

I agree J! Disagreeing is one thing, but picking part things that have nothing to do with this post or are very minor details..,..,is nitpicking 🙂